gardening vs horticulture what difference

what is difference between gardening and horticulture

English

Noun

gardening (countable and uncountable, plural gardenings)

  1. The process or action of cultivating the soil, particularly in a garden; the care of a garden; horticulture.
    • 1866, Elizabeth Gaskell, Wives and Daughters
      Warm ambient air, loiterings abroad, gardenings, flowers to take about, and preserves to make, soothed the wicked imp to slumber in the parish of Hollingford in summer-time.
  2. (cricket) The act of a batsman prodding at the pitch with his bat, typically in order to flatten any bumps

Derived terms

  • cardening

Translations

Verb

gardening

  1. present participle of garden

Anagrams

  • dangering, deranging, gandering, grenading


English

Etymology

17th century, from the Latin word hortus (garden) + culture (on the model of agriculture).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈhɔː.tɪˌkʌl.tʃə(ɹ)/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈhɔɹ.tɪˌkʌl.tʃɚ/
  • Hyphenation: hor‧ti‧cul‧ture

Noun

horticulture (usually uncountable, plural horticultures)

  1. The art or science of cultivating gardens; gardening.
  2. Small-scale agriculture.

Derived terms

  • horticultural
  • horticulturally
  • horticulturist

Translations


French

Pronunciation

  • (mute h) IPA(key): /ɔʁ.ti.kyl.tyʁ/

Noun

horticulture f (plural horticultures)

  1. horticulture

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